Ski area looking ahead to favorable forecast soon

MOUNT BAKER — When the calendar says December and the Mt. Baker Ski Area remains closed for lack of snow “every day is a hopeful day,” said Gwen Howat, director of the ski area. While the mountain ...

Readers Care Fund continues toward goal of $12,000 for locals in need

LYNDEN — The Lynden Tribune’s annual Readers Care Fund steadily climbs toward its goal of sending $12,000 to Lynden’s Project Hope Food bank and the Lynden Community Center Meals Program. The annual ...

Woods opens in Mt. Vernon

LYNDEN — Locally based The Woods Coffee opened its 15th retail outlet and first outside of Whatcom County on Monday, Dec. 15, in Mount Vernon. The Woods hired 13 new employees, including 11 from Skagit ...

North Sound Retail Center officially dead

LYNDEN — Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers have officially pulled their Lynden North Sound Retail Center zoning amendment application, ending, yet again, a likely effort to place a Fred Meyer ...
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Miniature Lynden under the moonlight

LYNDEN — The annual Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade went off under clear skies on Saturday evening, Dec. 6, with streets packed in the historic downtown business district and near Fairway Center. Judges ...

Local NFL players combine to remake Ferndale fitness center

FERNDALE — The Locker Room opened Monday in the former Thrive Fitness space on Ferndale’s Main Street, now boasting the expertise of two of Whatcom County’s professional athletes: Jake Locker and ...
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Renovated inn next for Dutch Village Mall

LYNDEN — Already Elements Hospitality has made its mark in the newly forming Dutch Village Mall. Next, the hotel renovation company behind the makeover will put its efforts into remaking and restarting ...

Museum wrestles with gun law

LYNDEN — After state voters approved Initiative 594 in November, Lynden Pioneer Museum Director Troy Luginbill worried about one thing: cost. Under the new law, which goes into effect Dec. 4, even private ...

Rita Koehler

Rita Koehler, 94, of Sumas, died on Oct. 30, 2014, in PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham after a short illness. Born in Three Forks, Montana, to James and Maggie (Van Diest) Posthumus, Rita ...

No new date for retail center public hearing

LYNDEN — Powell Development put a stop to the public hearing on the North Sound Retail Center that had been scheduled for Nov. 13. Now it remains in the court of the development company whether that ...